Community Support Worker

Posted 08 November 2022
SalaryUp to £17.81 per hour
LocationYeovil
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSupport Worker Jobs
ReferenceYEOCC-SW-Yeo-NOV22-4
ReferralA/52/217
ContactNorth Devon Somerset Complex

Job description

Become a Community Support Worker and make a difference to someone’s life

As a Community Healthcare Worker, you’ll make a rewarding difference to people’s lives every day. We’re looking for a carer to deliver personalised care in the home in Yeovil, Crewkerne and the surrounding areas. If you have a skill of understanding and encouraging people to live independently and be part of a local community then join us today.

This Community Support Worker role pays up to £17.81 per hour, including holiday pay. Our people and technology help you make a difference to people’s lives and wellbeing every day and obtain generous bonuses when you introduce new carers and nurses to Newcross Healthcare.

We’ll support you with unlimited free training including access to Newcross World, our app-based learning platform for healthcare workers with over 400 free courses.

You make a huge difference. We give you a different level of support .

We’re dedicated to helping Britain get the care service it deserves and our Community Carers make a rewarding difference to people’s lives every day. That’s why we’re an accredited Living Wage Employer with excellent hourly rates and a range of benefits including:

  • Same day pay with FlexiPay: get instant access to up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts even on weekends and bank holidays
  • Wellbeing support: MyHealthPlan gives you healthcare and mental health support and access to in-app virtual appointments with NHS registered GPs
  • Long-term bookings: regular hours caring for the same individuals
  • Make your working life easy and efficient: with our HealthForceGo app
  • £500 when you introduce a Friend: receive up to £500 when you introduce a friend or family member
  • Free welcome gift box and Newcross Healthcare uniform when you join
  • Perks at Work: benefit from over 30,000 exclusive deals and discounts for your favourite brands across 20 categories including, groceries, fashion, electronics and more

Role requirements

As a Community Support Worker you’ll have an ability to provide care delivered with compassion and enthusiasm, while contributing positively to an individual’s physical and emotional wellbeing. You’ll need:

  • At least 3 months experience of caring professionally or for a loved one in the UK
  • The ability to comfortably assist clients with limited mobility
  • A valid Moving and Handling certificate
  • The right to work in the UK
  • This care package is for 2:1 support (due to moving and handling requirements), so you will not be alone.

You could make a difference to an individual's life

In this role, you will be supporting a service user who is diagnosed with PTSD, Personality Disorder and has lower left limb paralysis. It will be your responsibility to enable her to access the community, help with her weekly shopping and staying within her budget. Additional tasks will include assisting with catheter care if required and providing emotional support.

Our service user enjoys being outside doing various activities such as going to the gym, swimming, going to church on a Sunday and going out for lunch. She uses a wheelchair when out in the community and has a ceiling track hoist in her bedroom but she prefers to hoist herself into bed with both carers close by.

Shifts: 10:00-20:00 Mon-Sun.

Helping Britain get the care service it deserves

At Newcross Healthcare we celebrate the best nurses and carers and we do all we can to make your life easier and more rewarding. We provide innovative technology to make your life easier and work more efficient, supporting you to do what you do best. We’re here to empower the people we care for to live their best lives – to develop life skills so that they can take pride in their own achievements. Join us to make a real difference today.

Apply now and you can start within a week!